Ensure social distancing is maintained during competitive exams: UP CM

Ensure social distancing is maintained during competitive exams: UP CM

LUCKNOW [Maha Media]: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday directed officials to ensure huge gatherings are not allowed during the entrance and competitive examinations in the state.

He said that more examination centres should be established if the need arises.

Lucknow District Magistrate Abhishek Prakash visited a centre where the examination for the post of the Block Education Officer was being held and directed officials that only a few students should be allowed to sit a room so that social distancing norms are followed.

The district magistrate said it will be mandatory for the candidates to wear face masks. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday directed officials to ensure huge gatherings are not allowed during the entrance and competitive examinations in the state.

He said that more examination centres should be established if the need arises. Lucknow District Magistrate Abhishek Prakash visited a centre where the examination for the post of the Block Education Officer was being held and directed officials that only a few students should be allowed to sit a room so that social distancing norms are followed. The district magistrate said it will be mandatory for the candidates to wear face masks.

Thrusting one education system on all students across states, irrespective of their socio- economic status, is not a viable idea, one of the panellists of a six-member committee, formed by the Bengal government to study and share views on the new education policy said.

The committee member, who did not wish to be named, also said that a “voluminous report” has been prepared, after carefully considering all aspects of the policy and it will be submitted to the state government in a couple of days.

He claimed that the panel had a difficult time understanding the implications of certain recommendations made for the country’s higher education system, and maintained that the “reason for the abolishment of MPhil for research scholars was not very clear”. “This policy opens doors for foreign universities to set up base in the country. That is also not a welcome move as we already have top-class higher educational institutions in the country,” he said.

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